A Big Burger has 1/4 pound of meat and a superburger has 1/3 pound of meat. How much more meat is used for the superburger?

1 Answer
Oct 21, 2016

Answer:

The superburger contains #1/12# pound more meat than the Big Burger.

Explanation:

We represent the extra meat in the superburger by #x#. The equation will be:

#x=1/3-1/4#

Multiply all factors by #12# and simplify.

#12x=4-3#

#12x=1#

Divide both sides by #12#.

#x=1/12#